Lewis Creek, Indiana

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Lewis Creek, Indiana
Lewis Creek is located in Indiana
Lewis Creek
Lewis Creek
Lewis Creek is located in the United States
Lewis Creek
Lewis Creek
Coordinates: 39°24′04″N 85°49′00″W / 39.40111°N 85.81667°W / 39.40111; -85.81667Coordinates: 39°24′04″N 85°49′00″W / 39.40111°N 85.81667°W / 39.40111; -85.81667
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyShelby
TownshipWashington
Elevation709 ft (216 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
47234
GNIS feature ID449684

Lewis Creek is an unincorporated community in Washington Township, Shelby County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[2]

History[edit]

Lewis Creek was founded in 1856.[2] The community was a station and shipping point on the railroad.[3]

A post office was established at Lewis Creek in 1861, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1931.[4]

Geography[edit]

Lewis Creek is located at 39°24′04″N 85°49′00″W / 39.40111°N 85.81667°W / 39.40111; -85.81667.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ a b "Lewis Creek, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. Retrieved 2016-11-06.
  3. ^ History of Shelby County, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present, with Biographical Sketches, Notes, Etc. Brant & Fuller. 1887. p. 456.
  4. ^ "Shelby County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 4 December 2015.